Mill City, Oregon

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Population in 2013: 1,866 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +21.4%
Males: 964  (51.7%)
Females: 902  (48.3%)
Median resident age:  44.3 years
Oregon median age:  39.1 years

Zip codes: 97360.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,824 (it was $32,321 in 2000)
Mill City:

$39,824
OR:

$50,251

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,914 (it was $14,595 in 2000)

Mill City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $143,365 (it was $102,100 in 2000)
Mill City:

$143,365
OR:

$229,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $171,554; Detached houses: $179,413; Mobile homes: $110,830

Median gross rent in 2013: $813.

  • Races in Mill City, OR (2010)

    Mill City races chart
    • 1,57384.8%White alone
    • 1719.2%Hispanic
    • 532.9%Two or more races
    • 291.6%American Indian alone
    • 110.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 80.4%Black alone
    • 80.4%Asian alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone

Races in Mill City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mill City: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (28.8%), Irish (12.5%), English (9.9%), French (6.0%), Italian (3.2%), Swedish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 827 feet

Land area: 0.79 square miles.

Population density: 2,356 people per square mile   (low).

Mill City,OR real estate house value index trend

Mill City, Oregon map

For population 25 years and over in Mill City:

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mill City city:

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

92 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America, 1.2% Oceania, 0.7% Europe).

This city:

6.3%
Oregon:

10.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,395 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,790 (1.5%)

Mill City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Salem, OR (29.7 miles , pop. 136,924).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (45.1 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (769.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Gates, OR (1.7 miles ), Lyons, OR (2.5 miles ), Mehama, OR (2.8 miles ), Stayton, OR (4.0 miles ), Detroit, OR (4.0 miles ), Sublimity, OR (4.0 miles ), Lacomb, OR (4.2 miles ), Scio, OR (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $131,700
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $166,200
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $200,700
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $179,900
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $138,200
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $220,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 44.75 N, Longitude: 122.48 W

Area code: 503

Mill City household income distribution Mill City home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.1%
Oregon:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -67 (-4.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Mill City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Mill City, Oregon

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Mill City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Oregon state average. It is 191% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 172.8 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 320.8 miles away from Mill City center
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 161.8 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 268.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 260.1 miles away from Mill City center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 302.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Linn County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Mill City:

  • SANTIAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; STAYTON, OR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mill City:

  • Chemeketa Community College (about 30 miles; Salem, OR; Full-time enrollment: 10,746)
  • Willamette University (about 30 miles; Salem, OR; FT enrollment: 2,551)
  • Linn-Benton Community College (about 34 miles; Albany, OR; FT enrollment: 4,511)
  • Western Oregon University (about 38 miles; Monmouth, OR; FT enrollment: 5,131)
  • Clackamas Community College (about 40 miles; Oregon City, OR; FT enrollment: 4,261)
  • Oregon State University (about 42 miles; Corvallis, OR; FT enrollment: 23,206)
  • Pioneer Pacific College (about 42 miles; Wilsonville, OR; FT enrollment: 2,194)

Public high school in Mill City:

Public elementary/middle school in Mill City:

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Notable locations in Mill City: 7th Street City Boat Launch (A), Kimmel City Park Boat Ramp (B), Mill City Public Works Department Office (C), Mill City Municipal Court (D), Mill City Library (E), Mill City Town Hall (F), Mill City Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Mill City: Kimmel Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Linn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Mill City and their reported violations in the past:

MILL CITY WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 1,640, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 24 regular monitoring violations
USFS BREITENBUSH CG (Population served: 180, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2013)
  • 19 other older monitoring violations
USFS COVE CREEK CG (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-18-2013)
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: COLIPHAGE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-18-2013)
USFS WHISPERING FALLS CG (Population served: 50, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2013)
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 17 other older monitoring violations
USFS BIG MEADOWS HORSE CAMP HP (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
USFS RIVERSIDE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 40, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-05-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2013)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 20 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mill City that have no violations reported:

  • USFS HOOVER CAMPGROUND (Population served: 185, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS HUMBUG CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.6%
(13.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Oregon:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.8%
Whole state:  63.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  13.2%
Whole state:  8.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Mill City, Oregon environmental map by EPA

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Mill City compared to Oregon state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Mill City (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Mill City Branch at 400 North Santiam Boulevard, branch established on 1955/05/02. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Oregon average:

11.4

Mill City travel time to work - commute Mill City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Mill City city (based on Linn County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,383113
Catholic7,6908
Other4,34818
Mainline Protestant3,69717
Orthodox--
None84,554-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 18
Linn County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 34
Linn County:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Oregon:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Linn County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 61
Here:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.93 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.3%
Oregon:

7.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Linn County:

30.0%
Oregon:

25.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

14.2%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,080$36,9601$2,040
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$5,186
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$1,585
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$1,615
Sewerage 0$0 3$4,376
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$1,359
Water Supply 0$0 3$3,803
Totals for Government 1$3,080$36,96022$19,964

7.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,385 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.02%
Oregon average:

7.22%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($125 average AGI)
Linn County:

0.04%
Oregon average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Benton County, OR  1.31% ($34,454 average AGI)
from Marion County, OR  0.97% ($34,410)
from Lane County, OR  0.81% ($31,402)


6.32% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.32%
Oregon average:

6.82%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($165 average AGI)
Linn County:

0.05%
Oregon average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, OR  1.03% ($33,138 average AGI)
to Benton County, OR  0.84% ($32,339)
to Lane County, OR  0.70% ($30,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mill City:

  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KEX (1190 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKSN (1520 AM; 50 kW; OREGON CITY, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOTK (1080 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - PORTLAND RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50 kW; VANCOUVER, WA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-WASHINGTON, INC)
  • KSLM (1390 AM; 10 kW; SALEM, OR)
  • KOAC (550 AM; 5 kW; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KZTU (660 AM; 10 kW; JUNCTION CITY, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KYKN (1430 AM; 5 kW; KEIZER, OR; Owner: WILLAMETTE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mill City:

  • KLVU (107.1 FM; SWEET HOME, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRSK (105.1 FM; MOLALLA, OR; Owner: ENTERCOM PORTLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • K273AJ (102.5 FM; ELWOOD, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KXPC-FM (103.7 FM; LEBANON, OR; Owner: PORTLAND BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • K207BX (89.3 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • K203BT (88.5 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K214CI (90.7 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K231AB (94.1 FM; TURNER, OR; Owner: STATE OF OREGON / STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KDUK-FM (104.7 FM; FLORENCE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFLY (101.5 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KEHK (102.3 FM; BROWNSVILLE, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KODZ (99.1 FM; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHPE (107.9 FM; ALBANY, OR; Owner: INTEGRITY MEDIA, INC.)
  • K264AA (100.7 FM; CORVALLIS, ETC., OR; Owner: THE KBOO FOUNDATION)
  • KLOO-FM (106.3 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLVP-FM (88.7 FM; CHERRYVILLE, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; BEAVERTON, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRKT-FM (99.9 FM; ALBANY, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K243AL (96.5 FM; CORVALLIS, OR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Mill City:

  • KWBP (Channel 32; SALEM, OR; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KPXG (Channel 22; SALEM, OR; Owner: PAXSON SALEM LICENSE, INC.)

Mill City fatal accident list:

Jun 17, 1989 12:15 AM, A487, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 11m36ftTotal length
  • $1,855,000Total costs
  • 7,201Total average daily traffic
  • 1,008Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,844Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
Most common first names in Mill City, OR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1472.7 years
Robert1369.6 years
John1272.7 years
James1271.9 years
George1276.2 years
Charles773.9 years
Alfred671.2 years
Joseph678.2 years
Fred670.3 years
Richard657.0 years
Most common last names in Mill City, OR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
White1175.9 years
Davis1069.9 years
Smith776.6 years
Cree577.4 years
Golden569.3 years
Johnson576.2 years
Anderson587.8 years
Mason582.0 years
Dolezal582.8 years
Morgan567.8 years

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